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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Gobble Gobble
Sweet Sketch 69
Sponsor: Sweet 'n Sassy

Gobble Gobble!!! I know it is only September but Thanksgiving is just around the corner for us here in the US! I will tell you straight up...it is a big work day for Moms!!!! Now I have four children....all grown but not all married. I am looking forward to the day when they will all contribute to the fixins'. Just cooking the turkey would be the easy part for me. But I usually start two or three days ahead by making rolls and pies, cranberry sauce and salads. Well, I have a new double oven this year...so why am I complaining... I have tried to buy rolls and pies but I get all kinds of complaints from my children because the rolls and pies are a tradition...and when you start a tradition you can't change it.... The problem was that... I didn't know it had become a tradition!

This little turkey is called Templeton Turkey. He is from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps. They are our sponsor this week at SSW! Yes, their images are sweet 'n sassy! So be sure to look around their site. Sweet 'n Sassy is offering a very Sweet 'n Sassy prize of a

$10 Gift Certificate



Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps is a Christian digi stamp company offering a wide variety of hand drawn digital stamp designs and sentiments for the digital stamper or scrapbooker. We started out as a clear stamp company back in November 2007 and made the change over to all digital in February 2010. We have hundreds of fabulous digis to choose from starting at just $.99. Check us out at http://sweetnsassystamps.com/





Closeup of Templeton Turkey

I tried my hand at Deanne's inspiring flowers! What do you think! A good replica?
My Recipe:
Image: Sweet 'n Sassy Templeton Turkey, computer generated sentiment
Papers: SU More Mustard and Old Olive, Cream, Tim Coffey Fall Stripe,
Bo Bunny Harvest Table
Ink: Copics and Promarkers
Tools and Embellishments: Nestabilities Classic Large Square and Scallop, SU Modern Label and Word Window, Ribbon, Flowers, Button, Jute, Pearls

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Happy Halloween
Sweet Sketch 68
Sponsor: Tiddlyinks




Yes, it is Wednesday again! I am always anxious for Wednesday to roll around so that we can showcase our DT cards at SSW! So yes, go take a peek! This week Tiddlyinks is our sponsor. They have some really sweet and unique images. Please take a few moments to look around on their site.
Tiddlyinks is offering a $10 gift certificate to the lucky weekly winner at SSW! So why don't you play along.



Be sure to use this sweet sketch from Arlana for this week's card!


Papers are from Heidi Grace!
This is a rub on also from Heidi Grace. It was perfect for my card! Thanks, Heidi. I had the opportunity of meeting Heidi last year. Didn't know she lived in my area. So when I found out she had a little shop, I stopped by and purchased some fun items. Twice I have bumped into her at JoAnn's. She has since closed her little store due to the arrival of her third baby! Not sure if her little one has arrived yet but I do wish her well. What a sweet and talented lady and Mom!

My Recipe:

Image: Tiddlyinks Peek a Boo Bug
Papers: Heidi Grace Tinsel & Witches Brew, SU Black, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Copics and Promarkers
Tools and Embellishments: Nestabilities Standard Circle Large and Petite Scalloped Circle Large, SU Large Oval and Modern Label, Ribbon, Hot Off the Press Pumpkin Brad, Karen Fosters Scrapper's Floss, Heidi Grace Words Rub Ons, Rhinestones

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Mr. Ice PopSweet Sketch 67Sweet Sketch Wednesday
Sponsor: Digi Stamp Boutique

Isn't Mr. Ice Pop rather dapper? You can find him at Digi Stamp Boutique. Sally Ann creates such fun images. She has sponsored SSW each month for the past year. Digi Stamp Boutique is our sponsor this week. She is offering a very sweet prize of
10 free digis of your choice
if you are the lucky winner at Sweet Sketch Wednesday this week.


Arlana's sweet sketch for this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Just a little close up of Ice Pop!


My Recipe:


Image: Digi Stamp Boutique Ice Pop
Papers: BoBunny Pakrika Double Dot, Francis Meyer Tip Pop Snowmen, SU Black, White
Ink: Copic and Promarker
Tools and Embellishments: Nestabilities Large and Small Labels, Cuttlebug Snowflakes Embossing Folder, MS Aspen Snowflake Border Punch, MS Snowflake, Christmas Crafts Metal Brad Snowflakes, Stickles, Red Pearls, Ribbon

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Stanley Scarecrow
Sweet Sketch 66

Here in the Northwest, Fall is definitely in the air. So today I have a darling scarecrow image called Stanley Scarecrow. He is from Meljen's Designs. Arlana and I came across her images several months ago and fell in love with her designs. I'm sure you will enjoy the DT lineup over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday...so be sure to take a look and get some new inspiration to play along this week.

This is Arlana's Sweet Sketch 66 for this week's cards! Meljen's Designs is our sponsor this week and Melissa is offering
4 free digis of your choice
if you are the lucky winner of this week's cards!


Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical digital images inspired by her kids and family. The Meljen's Designs store officially launched on April 1 and is steadily growing! Meljen's Designs has new releases along with a new challenge every Thursday, freebies every Monday and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the Meljen's Designs line of stamps at the WHIMSY STAMPS STORE to browse and enjoy Melissa's wonderful images!


A Close Up View of Stanley Scarecrow
My Hay Bales

I found this straw or hay paper in a very old DCWV paper stack. Then I used my Deckle Square Punch and then punched my paper again to make a rectangle.

My Recipe:

Image: Meljen's Designs Stanley Scarecrow
Papers: Heidi Grace Tall Flowers,
DCWV The Fall Stack Straw Hay,
Su Wild Wasabi, Black
Ink: Copics and Promarkers
Tools and Embellishments: Nestabilities Large Oval and Scallop,
Cuttlebug Pumpkin Harvest Embossing Folder,
Hot Off the Press Pumpkin Brads,
McGill Deckle Square Punch, Ribbon
Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Open Hat
Sweet Sketch 65
Sponsor: Bugaboo Stamps

Well, it's Wednesday and my sister, Arlana, has another wonderful sketch at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. You will love the lineup of cards from our DT so be sure to take a look today and get some sweet inspiration to play along and who knows you may be the lucky winner this week.

Bugaboo Stamps is our sponsor this week. Jodie is always creating new images to create with. You definitely will have a difficult time narrowing down your selection.
But if you are the lucky winner for the week, Jodie is offering
7 digi images that value $21
Isn't that SWEET!
This week I chose her Marshmellow Snowman Open Hat!


Orchid Brad from Jenny's candy. Thanks Jenny!

My Recipe:
Image: Bugaboo Open Hat
Papers: Hot Off the Press Paper Pizazz Purple Sponge, Imaginations Renae Lindgren Snowflake, Refections Cape Cod
Ink: Copics, SU Orchid Opulence, Tempting Turquoise
Tools and Embellishments: Nestabilities Standard Circle Large, Peitite Scalloped Circle Large, MS Snowflake, Marvy Small Snowflake, MS Scallop Dot Border Punch, Orchid Brad from Jenny's Candy, Stickles, Sponge Daubers

Thanks for stopping by! I love your sweet comments!